'Downton Abbey' Movie to Shoot This Summer - NBC 6 South Florida

'Downton Abbey' Movie to Shoot This Summer

The long-rumored film adaptation is likely to be released sometime next year

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    'Downton Abbey' Movie to Shoot This Summer
    Getty Images for TNT
    Cast of "Downton Abbey" attends The 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on Jan. 29, 2017, in Los Angeles, California.

    Three years after going off the air, "Downton Abbey" is coming back as a movie.

    Focus Features said Friday that it will this summer begin production on a "Downton" film that will reunite the Crawley family on the big screen. Series creator Julian Fellowes wrote the screenplay and will produce.

    The long-rumored film adaptation is likely to be released sometime next year. The primary cast members are all set to return.

    Over six seasons, "Downton Abbey" became a global hit, airing in at least 150 countries, and setting a record for non-U.S. television shows with 69 Emmy nominations.

    Lady Gaga Plummets Off Stage in Fan's Arms at Vegas Show

    [NATL] Lady Gaga Plummets Off Stage in Fan's Arms at Vegas Show

    Lady Gaga took a scary fall after she jumped onto a fan at one of her Las Vegas shows, causing them both to stumble backwards and off the stage.

    (Published Friday, Oct. 18, 2019)

    Brian Percival, who directed the series' pilot, will direct the film.